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July 22, 2024

Monterey County looks to eliminate prior cultivation requirement for outdoor cannabis growers

Cannabis marijuana
MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Board of Supervisors narrowly voted Jan. 9 to make changes to its outdoor cannabis cultivation pilot program, allowing growers to double their canopy size and eliminate a requirement that made permit applicants prove cannabis was cultivated on the property...

Cal Fire plans prescribed burn for southern Monterey County

Cal Fire
PARKFIELD — Conditions and weather permitting, Cal Fire plans to conduct a multiple day pile burning in Ranchita Truck Trail of southern Monterey County during the months of January and February. The purpose of the project is to remove excess vegetation along the Ranchita Truck...

All-Star football game features senior players

All-Star Football Game
SALINAS — Senior football players from South Monterey County high schools played in their last game before graduating from their respective schools at last Friday’s 38th Central Coast High School All-Star Football Game at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas. Coaching the players were Louie Walters of...

Soccer | South Monterey County teams contending in league

Soccer ball sports
SALINAS VALLEY — Almost midway through the Pacific Coast Athletic League soccer season, a few South Monterey County boys’ and girls’ teams are staying competitive in their respective divisions. The King City boys are in first place in the Mission Division and the Gonzales girls...

King City in Bloom volunteers begin new year of sprucing up city

King City in Bloom cleanup
KING CITY — King City in Bloom (KCIB) volunteers have started their winter workdays, sprucing up areas of the city.  This past Saturday, the group conducted its annual pruning at the windmill — located at the entrance to San Lorenzo County Park on Broadway Street...

Earthquake seismic retrofit grants now available to more eligible California homeowners

Earthquake retrofit
CALIFORNIA — Thirty years after the devastating Northridge Earthquake, new retrofit opportunities are available. Thousands of California homeowners are now eligible to apply for Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) seismic retrofit grants, as approximately 300 new ZIP Codes have been added to the program. Starting...

City of King, Waste Management propose special process for delinquent accounts

Waste Management
KING CITY — City of King and Waste Management Inc., the refuse and recycling collection operator, are proposing a special assessment process for delinquent accounts. Waste Management has experienced a large number of unpaid accounts for its services in King City, according to City Manager...

South Monterey County athletes set to compete at Central Coast All-Star Football Game

SALINAS — The 38th Annual Central Coast 2023 All-Star High School Football Game is taking place at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas on Saturday at 7pm.  The game will feature players from Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito County high schools who were selected by their...

Lockwood man convicted of forcible lewd acts on minor

Law judge court
LOCKWOOD — Lockwood resident Michael David Paulsen pleaded guilty to three counts of committing forcible lewd acts upon a child under 14 years of age.  Monterey County Judge Rafael Vazquez will sentence Paulsen, 62, on Feb. 13 to a stipulated sentence of 30 years in...

Soccer | South Monterey County teams roll on offense

Soccer ball sports
SALINAS VALLEY — In a game where one goal might be enough to win a game, the high school girls’ soccer teams from Gonzales and Greenfield produced 28 goals combined in the second week of Pacific Coast Athletic League divisional play. Goal production was not...

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